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Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (29-2035)

Operate Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners. Monitor patient safety and comfort, and view images of area being scanned to ensure quality of pictures. May administer gadolinium contrast dosage intravenously. May interview patient, explain MRI procedures, and position patient on examining table. May enter into the computer data such as patient history, anatomical area to be scanned, orientation specified, and position of entry.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 52 56 7.69 1 2 3
United States 39400 43700 0.0 1000 1300 2700
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 36.52 25.43 29.87 35.91 42.49 50.10
Alaska 43.92 33.92 39.45 44.37 49.10 54.78
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 43.84 33.65 39.67 44.46 49.24 55.64

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.